December 1, 2015
Radicalization and extremism among youth continue to percolate in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, with the recruitment and planning of a...
Conversations
November 9, 2015
The Saudi-led coalition pummeling Yemen has announced that its campaign is in the final stages - preparing to declare "victory," some...
column
November 8, 2015
“Now we have to start from scratch again. It’s so devastating,” said the filmmaker Khadija Al-Salami who has been fighting for girls and...
Reportage
May 12, 2015
The author, a Yemeni journalist, asked that her name be withheld for the security of her family. Our correspondent pauses to watch tracer...
blog
October 11, 2014
Coming of age after postmodernism often seems like living a parody of our forebears’ concerns; it feels like we are testing the Society of...
blog
August 3, 2014
After Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Nansur Hadi delivered a speech the night of Eid al-Fitr calling for national reconciliation based on core...
Opinion
February 25, 2015
Last week, President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, who became head of state of The Republic of Yemen in 2012 (the result of a one-candidate...
Poetry
December 19, 2014
Editor's Introduction Najwa Ali’s poem, “If shore, then traffic” seems to apply itself to the reader just at that point where perception...
Reviews
February 21, 2014
During outbreaks of violence at antigovernment protests, the truth is often clouded by accusations and blame. Responsibility for who fired...